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an·thro·po·gen·ic

, anthropogenetic (an'thrō-pō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik),
Relating to anthropogeny.

anthropogenic

adjective Man-made; of human origin, as in anthropogenic dusts.

anthropogenic

(an″thrŏ-pŏ-jen′ik) [ anthropo- + -genic]
Caused or produced by human beings or by human economic and social activities. The term is often used to describe human activities that have a detrimental effect on the environment or on health.

anthropogenic

caused by the actions of man.
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